The Lady in Kicking Horse Reservoir Poems

"Richard Hugo's concern is the unenviable, the unvisited, even the uninviting, which he must invest with his own deprivations, his own private war.

The Lady in Kicking Horse Reservoir  Poems

The Lady in Kicking Horse Reservoir Poems

"Richard Hugo's concern is the unenviable, the unvisited, even the uninviting, which he must invest with his own deprivations, his own private war. The distinctiveness of impulse int he language, the movement organized in single syllables by the craving mind, this credible richness is related to, is even derived from, the poverty of the places, local emanations, free (or freed) to be the poet's own." --Richard Howard "Richard Hugo is such an important poet because the difficulties inherent in his art provide him a means of saying what he has to say. It is no accident that he must develop a negative in order to produce a true image." --Richard Howard

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The Lady in Kicking Horse Reservoir: Poems
Language: en
Pages: 79
Authors: Richard Hugo
Categories: Poetry
Type: BOOK - Published: 1973-01-17 - Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

"Richard Hugo's concern is the unenviable, the unvisited, even the uninviting, which he must invest with his own deprivations, his own private war. The distinctiveness of impulse int he language, the movement organized in single syllables by the craving mind, this credible richness is related to, is even derived from,
We are called human
Language: en
Pages: 158
Authors: Michael S. Allen
Categories: Human beings in literature
Type: BOOK - Published: 1982 - Publisher: University of Arkansas Press

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A Literary History of the American West
Language: en
Pages: 1353
Authors: Western Literature Association (U.S.), Western Literature Association Staff
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1987 - Publisher: TCU Press

Literary histories, of course, do not have a reason for being unless there exists the literature itself. This volume, perhaps more than others of its kind, is an expression of appreciation for the talented and dedicated literary artists who ignored the odds, avoided temptations to write for popularity or prestige,
On Sacred Ground
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Nicholas OConnell
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-10-01 - Publisher: University of Washington Press

On Sacred Ground explores the literature of the Northwest, the area that extends from the Pacific Ocean to the Rocky Mountains, and from the forty-ninth parallel to the Siskiyou Mountains. The Northwest exhibits astonishing geographical diversity and yet the entire bioregion shares a similarity of climate, flora, and fauna. For
All Our Stories Are Here
Language: en
Pages: 271
Authors: Brady Harrison
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher: U of Nebraska Press

This wide-ranging collection of essays addresses a diverse and expanded vision of Montana literature, offering new readings of both canonical and overlooked texts. Although a handful of Montana writers such as Richard Hugo, A. B. Guthrie Jr., D'Arcy McNickle, and James Welch have received considerable critical attention, sizable gaps remain